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Is the muslim allowed to “waste” his time?

Is the believer allowed to use his time sometimes in activities that don't have many benefits or any benefits for him, such as videogames, watching movies, and the like, Question: what is the ruling ...
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How long does it take for Ramadhan to move from one season into the next? [closed]

Assalamualaikum and Hello to all, As a muslim experiencing Ramadhan in Europe, presently in summers, with it's long hours, has led me to think about when I experienced it in winters here when I was a ...
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Does the Islamic 24-hour clock start at maghrib in countries that practice the Islamic calendar? If not, why?

I understand the Islamic day begins at sunset/maghrib (e.g. If the date changes with sunset, why is 'Asr called the middle prayer?). However, it is less clear whether the daily 24 hour clock also ...
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Can I pray Salat ul-Layl once Faj'r time starts?

The timing of Faj'r here starts from 4:25.The Athan in my area for Faj'r is at 4:45 The Jama'ah is currently at 5:10. I wake up at 4:00 and generally take about 15 minutes more or less (actually not ...
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Will you be punished if you not stay until sunrise after fajr

My uncle told me that if you dont wait until sunrise after fajr prayer you will be punished is this true?
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Is the Arrow of Time inviolable in Islamic belief?

I know that Quran and Sunnah established that time is relative, e.g. a year of our time equals a different amount in heavens, or the story about the jinn moving Balqis's throne in he blink of the eye, ...
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Should we observe nawafil on the Night of 27th Rajab?

Is there any ibadah prescribed by Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) for the night of 27th Rajab?
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Shall we continue to pray during sun rise / set?

Assalam, It is a widely known fact that there is no prayer during sun rise and sun set as Shaitan accompanies those times. Allah's Apostle said, "If anyone of you can get one Rak'a of the 'Asr ...
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The age of the Earth and evolution of life?

Assuming dinosaurs actually did exist and did so millions of years before humans... How does the the teachings of Islam explain the time that has passed and all of the other life forms that came and ...
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What does Allah mean by “I am time”? [duplicate]

4th Hadith in Hadith Qudsi is as follows Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: Allah said: Sons of Adam inveigh against [the vicissitudes of] Time, and I am Time, in My hand is the night and the ...
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Can we say Allah is time? [duplicate]

One of my friend said Allah is time and i argued it is shirk to say such a thing but he insist it is supported by sunnah. since time is a creation of Allah, it is like saying Allah is water another ...
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Why does the Hijri calendar continue indefinitely?

assalaamu `alaykum, raHmat Allah wa-barakaatuhu In the Hebrew calendrical reckoning, there is a concept know as `ibbur (lit., "impregnation") whereby a month is added every so often in order to keep ...
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Is Ramadan the only reason Islam uses lunar calendar?

I was curious why Islam uses the lunar calendar. The solar calendar seems more pragmatic because the same date falls in the same season every year. E.g. thanks to the solar calendar, it is easy to ...
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How long to wait after sunrise before offering fajr prayer?

Assalamu'Alaikum Fellow Community members, This is my very first question to the community and it's a simple one. Is there a hadith or quranic verse which tells how long one has to wait after ...
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Why sunni scholars say that shadow for asr time should be measured with addition of zenith shadow of same object?

Scholars say zenith shadow length of object should be added to 1 height of the object to get Asr time's, but in the texts of Hadiths' it is only 1 height of object, without addition of its zenith ...
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Time distribution to take rest each day

Is there some limitation for Moslem to take a while to rest on each day may be 4 hours or some thing that said by verse or sunnah?? I want to use my time properly since my live seem not efficient ...
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Is there any month or time in the year that Haj&Umrah can not be done?

There are a specific time to do Haj in a year. But we can do Umrah in almost every day of a year. I want to know is there any dates that we cannot do Haj & Umrah.
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Question about the six days where the earth was created? [duplicate]

There is a question that is bothering me for some time.... I know that Allah tell the thing to be and it happen. So he can create anything instantaneously. What is the best explanation why Allah say ...
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Must zakat be paid on the exact date as last year?

Assume I paid my zakat on the 1st of ramadan. Assuming I'm wealthy enough to pay zakat next year. Does this mean I have to pay my zakat again exactly on the first of ramadan next year? What happens ...
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Is Allah bounded by Time and Space?

“And there is none like unto Him.” Quran Al-Ikhlas, 112: 4 And We have already created man and know what his nafs whispers to him, and We are closer to him than [his] jugular vein Quran ...
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Is it commendable to break the fast after a precautionary few mintutes?

Some people break their fast approximately one or two minutes after the precaution timetable. Is it a commendable act? What about the injunction against hastening in breaking the fast?
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When does the time for fajr prayer end?

I want to know when does the fajr waqt end. Say if sunrise is at 7.30 AM. Then how do we calculate the last minute?
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Exceeding fasting starting time for few seconds?

I always use my computer's clock for that, in my time it begins 4:31:00, i couldn't notice it and i drank the water in my mouth at 4:31:07, is my fasting valid?
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Global Islamic Calendar

I have an idea to make a lunar calendar that is as definite as solar calendar so that it can be used globally in day-to-day life. I have heard that Saudi Arabia use lunar calendar. This calendar will ...
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Can God/Allah سبحانه و تعالى change the past?

"Even God cannot change the past." ...goes a saying. We Indeed know that Time is the creation of Allah. Sahih Muslim: Book 027, Hadith 5584. Abu Huraira reported Allah's Apostle (may peace ...
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Time restriction on Salah and replacement (قضاء) Salah

Is there any specific time in which we should perform replacement (قضاء) Salah? and Is there any restriction on particular time on which we should not perform Salah?
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How is the night defined?

The word night occurs in many hadith, but what exactly is night time relative to the Prophet's time? a) Sunset to Sunrise b) Isha to Fajr c) Isha to Sunrise d) Sunset to Fajr
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What does the phrase “For it is Allah who is the Time” mean?

Sahih Muslim, Book 27, Hadith 5584: Abu Huraira reported Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) as saying: Do not abuse Time, for it is Allah Who is the Time. Does the phrase "For it is Allah ...
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What is the concept of time in Islam?

In Islam a lot of thing are strictly time based like. For example Ramadan starts from this day in the evening to this day in the evening. The reward for prayers is more in Ramadan. Laylat al-Qadr (...